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Drone technology: interdisciplinary systematic assessment of knowledge gaps and potential solutions [article]

Evgenii Vinogradov, Sofie Pollin
2021 arXiv   pre-print
We rely on the achievements of the so-called Technology Assessment (TA), an interdisciplinary research field aiming at providing knowledge for better-informed and well-reflected decisions concerning new  ...  In this article, we analyze the reasons for this state of affairs and look for ways of improving the situation.  ...  TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT IN IDENTIFYING RELEVANT PROBLEMS This section is dedicated to knowledge gaps identification and analysis. A.  ... 
arXiv:2110.07532v1 fatcat:kdy3holfnnf6hifubk37hewtpy

Survey of Promising Technologies for Quantum Drones and Networks

Adarsh Kumar, Surbhi Bhatia, Keshav Kaushik, Manjula Gandhi, Gayathri Devi, Diego Pacheco, Arwa Mashat
2021 IEEE Access  
technologies and solutions.  ...  Future applications of quantum drones in these related areas will contribute to the progress of knowledge in the field and potentially contribute to solving the current problem of social interest.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3109816 fatcat:gkyevfoqrfertef7j7gjzcstii

Developing an Introductory UAV/Drone Mapping Training Program for Seagrass Monitoring and Research

Bo Yang, Timothy L. Hawthorne, Margot Hessing-Lewis, Emmett J. Duffy, Luba Y. Reshitnyk, Michael Feinman, Hunter Searson
2020 Drones  
Such training provides technical guidance on the implementation of a drone mapping program for coastal research, and synthesizes our approaches to provide broad guidance for using drones in support of  ...  Unoccupied Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), or drone technologies, with their high spatial resolution, temporal flexibility, and ability to repeat photogrammetry, afford a significant advancement in other remote  ...  This article is part of the broader research of Citizen Science GIS at University of Central Florida. We thank the editor and anonymous reviewers for their time and for improving the final article.  ... 
doi:10.3390/drones4040070 fatcat:4vzciap5inbztcmfk256p7n4ou

A Socio-Analytical Approach to the Integration of Drones into Health Care Systems

Hans E. Comtet, Karl-Arne Johannessen
2022 Information  
Several authors have put both ethical topics and public acceptance into a socio-technological perspective.  ...  The MLP provides essential knowledge regarding the context for innovation and how the interaction between the different levels can accelerate the diffusion of innovations.  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank Martina Keitsch and Ole Andreas Alsos from the Norwegian University of Technology and Science, and Erik Fosse from the Intervention Centre at the National Hospital for helpful  ... 
doi:10.3390/info13020062 doaj:0431b2f77e9644bd8f1de989a37a21e6 fatcat:2ieahvk6vvb35geadvzrusngji

DOCUMENTATION AND HBIM OF INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE USING DRONE IMAGES: PETROLEUM RESERVOIR OF MASHHAD

R. Zaker, A. Eghra, P. Pahlavan
2021 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
The discussion of this process demonstrates that the dense matching of drone images may generate centimeter-level precision and can provide a proper basis for BIM and Digital Twin platforms.  ...  Petroleum reservoir of Mashhad (constructed in 1925) was documented by means of Drone images.  ...  The modern documentation of architectural heritage involves various tools and techniques to fill the knowledge gaps.  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-xlvi-m-1-2021-917-2021 fatcat:iz3fiebyjfgsbgiw3a5a6cu22q

Sharpening the Scythe of Technological Change: Socio-Technical Challenges of Autonomous and Adaptive Cyber-Physical Systems

Daniela Cancila, Jean-Louis Gerstenmayer, Huascar Espinoza, Roberto Passerone
2018 Designs  
Autonomous and Adaptative Cyber-Physical Systems (ACPS) represent a new knowledge frontier of converging "nano-bio-info-cogno" technologies and applications.  ...  In spite of this disruptive landscape, however, deployment and broader adoption of ACPS in safety-critical scenarios remains challenging.  ...  Simultaneously, a cumulative growth of available technological solutions leads increasingly to a wider number of technological inventions potentially combinable.  ... 
doi:10.3390/designs2040052 fatcat:pztqttdhuvenvfuyusa3ib4jka

A Review of Technological Forecasting from the Perspective of Complex Systems

Lijie Feng, Qinghua Wang, Jinfeng Wang, Kuo-Yi Lin
2022 Entropy  
We first identify four contexts (technology opportunity identification, technology assessment, technology trend and evolutionary analysis, and others) involved in the systems of TF to indicate the research  ...  Technology forecasting (TF) is an important way to address technological innovation in fast-changing market environments and enhance the competitiveness of organizations in dynamic and complex environments  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/e24060787 pmid:35741508 pmcid:PMC9223049 fatcat:tn53eit5djahbkrzsdzyjrbjc4

Disturbance Mapping in Arctic Tundra Improved by a Planning Workflow for Drone Studies: Advancing Tools for Future Ecosystem Monitoring

Isabell Eischeid, Eeva M. Soininen, Jakob J. Assmann, Rolf A. Ims, Jesper Madsen, Åshild Ø. Pedersen, Francesco Pirotti, Nigel G. Yoccoz, Virve T. Ravolainen
2021 Remote Sensing  
For effective applications of drones, decisions of both ecological and technical character are needed.  ...  three types of terrain variables—all derived from drone imagery.  ...  We encourage closer interdisciplinary collaboration between experts of remote sensing, informatics and ecology to combine the knowledge-base and further improve the quality of map-based ecological monitoring  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13214466 fatcat:wytnylne2zf4tp32wwd323rtnm

Refining Value Sensitive Design: A (Capability-Based) Procedural Ethics Approach to Technological Design for Well-Being

Alessandra Cenci, Dylan Cawthorne
2020 Science and Engineering Ethics  
By using a humanitarian cargo drone study as a starting point, this paper tackles the challenges that VSD's lack of commitment to a specific ethical theory generates in practical applications.  ...  Fundamental questions in value sensitive design include whether and how high-tech products/artefacts could embody values and ethical ideals, and how plural and incommensurable values of ethical and social  ...  more systematic approaches to ethical engineering and technological design.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11948-020-00223-3 pmid:32424724 pmcid:PMC7550296 fatcat:o5tdk3ld4jgbbmlb7rtzguhqzq

Thirty Years of Science, Technology, and Academia in Disaster Risk Reduction and Emerging Responsibilities

Rajib Shaw
2020 International Journal of Disaster Risk Science  
The evolution from Society 4.0 (information age) to Society 5.0 will see an enhanced role of the technology-driven approach in disaster risk reduction, while traditional knowledge and indigenous technologies  ...  Keywords Co-design solutions in disaster risk reduction Á Professional society Á Science and technology in disaster risk reduction Á Society 5.0  ...  for risk assessments, disaster risk modeling and the use of data; identify research and technology gaps and set recommendations for research priority areas in disaster risk reduction; promote and support  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13753-020-00264-z fatcat:5prqkxn7erbbncl2zpq52xm5mq

Disaster management and emerging technologies: a performance-based perspective

Carlo Vermiglio, Guido Noto, Manuel Pedro Rodríguez Bolívar, Vincenzo Zarone
2021 Meditari Accountancy Research  
Design/methodology/approach The methodology is based on a systematic review of the literature.  ...  Purpose This paper aims to analyse how emerging technologies (ETs) impact on improving performance in disaster management (DM) processes and, concretely, their impact on the performance according to the  ...  In light of this theoretical premise, this paper aims at covering a potential gap in understanding how ETs impact on improving performance in DM processes and, concretely, their impact on the performance  ... 
doi:10.1108/medar-02-2021-1206 fatcat:b75powrcbza6jo4hiagsrmol5u

Supply chain management, game-changing technologies, and physical internet: A systematic meta-review of literature

David L. Cortes-Murcia, William J. Guerrero, Jairo R. Montoya-Torres
2022 IEEE Access  
The framework is helpful for researchers and practitioners to find potential technologies to invest in, to assess the potential effects on companies of their implementation, and to support strategic decision-making  ...  This paper presents the results of a tertiary study that systematically identified more than twelve thousand articles and selects to review 74 secondary studies on the application of disruptive technologies  ...  What are the potentials and chal-lenges of deploying drones in SCM and logistics? 55 2009-2020 2. What are the current research gaps in the extant literature? 1.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2022.3181154 fatcat:dvlb42i2jrdmrfolrrh2gpmwf4

Careful Technology [chapter]

2016 Theological Perspectives on a Surveillance Society  
Although surveillance has been a feature of all societies since humans first co-operated to watch over one another whilst hunting and gathering it is the convergence of information technologies within  ...  There has been little, if any, theological consideration of this important dimension of social organisation; this book fills the gap and offers a contribution to surveillance studies from a theological  ...  The mobile technologies on which we watch, speak to, and exchange text messages and postings are potential spies in our pocket (Green and Smith 2004) especially given the converging of communications  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315551333-6 fatcat:zzf4anmuljhehenppo7b6csvpm

Unleashing the power of disruptive and emerging technologies amid COVID-19: A detailed review [article]

Sonali Agarwal, Narinder Singh Punn, Sanjay Kumar Sonbhadra, M. Tanveer, P. Nagabhushan, K K Soundra Pandian, Praveer Saxena
2021 arXiv   pre-print
The scarcity of resources and lack of experiences to endure the COVID-19 pandemic, combined with the fear of future consequences has established the need for adoption of emerging and future technologies  ...  In this review article, we attempt to study all emerging, future, and disruptive technologies that can be utilized to mitigate the impact of COVID-19.  ...  Li and Liu (2019) Applications of multiro- tor drone technologies in construction manage- ment 2019 Discussed all important issues and applicability of drone technology.  ... 
arXiv:2005.11507v6 fatcat:ry4xvoxmknecdg2yytocnobooy

Virtual and Augmented Reality in the Disaster Management Technology: A Literature Review of the Past 11 years

Shishir Khanal, Uma Shankar Medasetti, Mustafa Mashal, Bruce Savage, Rajiv Khadka
2022 Frontiers in Virtual Reality  
Furthermore, current research gaps in the field of XR technology for disaster management technology, which are needed to better support disaster management, are identified and discussed in an effort to  ...  After an extensive review of the literature, it was found that the XR technology is applied extensively in computer simulation modeling, interaction techniques, training, infrastructure assessment and  ...  We would also like to thank Rachel Brownell, Jose Duran, and Jodi Quigley providing feedback and reviewing the paper.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frvir.2022.843195 fatcat:e5sjghqy75gpvaw4zywfyiu4l4
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